Callisia spp.

roseling, spiderwort


Synonyms:  Callisia rosea, Callisia ornata, Callisia cordifolia

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5 - 1 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      pink,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Small specimen flower or, en-masse, as a limited area groundcover. Flowers are produced in the morning and close by early afternoon.
Propagation: Division of clumps. Seed.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic


Native Habitats: Dry sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: